Tag Archives: British Expat of the Month

Former Journalist Gavin Scott on Living a Screenwriter’s Life

A selfie: Gavin Scott (far right) with Eddie Izzard and Terry Jones. (Photo: Eddie Izzard)

Most people couldn’t name (let alone recognize) any successful screenwriters, and as for British ones, well, arguably only Richard Curtis is a household name. But there are plenty of other U.K.

Emmy Winner Andy Walmsley on Being British in Vegas: ‘It’s the Best City I’ve Ever Lived In’

Adam Walmsley. (Photo: Michael Herb)

Like many other Brits looking to make a name in show business, Andy Walmsley first tried his luck in Los Angeles, but today he’s a huge flag-waver for the delights of Las Vegas, a place where there’s a surprisingly large expat ...

British Expat of the Month: Dave Parry of Chicago Tafia

David Perry shops for fresh produce, holding a leek. (Molly Horan)

While many Brits looking stateside might first think of New York or Los Angeles, there are plenty of other big cities with extensive histories, diverse populations and culture to burn. Chicago is one of these metropolises, and it’s ...

British Expat of the Month: Fiona Bloom, Publicist Extraordinaire

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Like it or not, we’re living in age where social media is a daily part of our lives. For many of us it’s a happy addition, allowing us to see friends around the world and get free access to more information and humor (and ...

British Expat of the Month: Alana Kerr – from Belfast to Hollywood

Alana Kerr, FEATURE

Even though some actors have more luck than others in Hollywood, there are no guarantees: it can be a life of endless auditions, intense competition, temporary jobs and waiting for the phone to ring.

British Expat of the Month: Composer Bramwell Tovey, From Essex to the Hollywood Bowl

Bramwell Tovey (Photo: David Cooper)

In the world of classical music, it’s rather unusual for the conductor to have a friendly fireside chat with the audience before the concert begins, but for British conductor, composer and pianist Bramwell Tovey, making a connection ...

British Expat of the Month: Gary Clementson of Cary, North Carolina

Gary Clementson, membership director of the British-American Business Council of the North Carolina Triangle (Photo via Gary Clementson)

It may be Brit actors and singers who hit the headlines when they come stateside, but the majority of expats in the country are here for less glamorous reasons — the vast number of enterprises that come under the umbrella of ...

British Expat of the Month: Dame Barbara Hay, British Consul-General

Dame Barbara Hay (Photo: Dame Barbara Hay)

With less than a month left before her four-year posting comes to an end, Dame Barbara Hay found it hard to single out her favorite moment here — there had been so many to choose from.

British Expat of the Month: Anthony Freeman, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Anthony Freeman, June's Expat of the Month. (Photo: Anthony Freeman)

Mind the Gap, in association with Virgin Atlantic, will be highlighting British expats in the U.S. who are making notable contributions to their communities.

British Expat of the Month: Jo Bryan of Rye, New York

Jo Bryan is a photographer and founder of RyeExpats.com (Photo: Jo Bryan)

Starting this month, Mind the Gap, in association with Virgin Atlantic, will be highlighting British expats in the U.S. who are making notable contributions to their communities.